Band Resisted Backboard Touches Basketball Drill

Band Resisted Backboard Touches Basketball Drill


Band resisted backboard touches allow you to be able to work on your ability to jump higher and quicker.  The band causes resistance when you jump, making it harder to jump higher and quicker. This basketball resistance drill simulates having to jump and rebound a ball or jumping to block a shot. It also is meant to just work on developing your vertical and explosiveness.



Basketball Drill Overview

Drill Name: Band Resisted Backboard Touches Basketball Drill

Equipment Needed: Resistance Band


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Goals of the Drill

  • Be able to jump higher and quicker.


Coaching Points

  • Get low and explode up.
  • Use your arms and throw them up as you jump.
  • When you land, get off the grounds as quickly as you can.


Basketball Drill Instructions

  • Start under the backboard with the bands on and jump as high as you can and touch the backboard.
  • As soon as you land, repeat that motion.


Startin anathletic position making sure that you are balanced and ready to be explosive. Back peddle out 4 or 5 steps as quick as you can then immediately come back forward, while under control. Repeat this for the desired repetitions and on the final repetition come to a jump stop back into athletic position.

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